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Jun 24, 2016 - 04:20 PM UTC — AAPL: 93.40 (-2.70, -2.81%) | NASDAQ: 4707.98 (-202.06, -4.12%)

Mark Zuckerberg covers his MacBook’s camera and microphone with tape

Zuckerberg appears to wear fancy tape over the camera and microphone of his MacBook Pro…

Dvorak: Apple should spin off the Mac into a separate company

A recent ‘little change’ got me thinking that Apple might spin it off its computer division into something I’m calling the Macintosh Computer Company…

Apple exposes iOS kernel in what could be savvy strategy or major screwup

When Apple announced a new version of its mobile operating system in San Francisco last week…

NASA launches free Apple TV app

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today released its popular NASA app for a new platform…

Apple seeks trademarks for: ‘Mac – Works with iMovie’, ‘Mac – Works with Final Cut Pro X’ and combo of both

Today the US Patent and Trademark Office published three new ‘Works with’ trademarks that were filed last Friday by Apple…

The new ways Apple’s macOS Sierra works with your iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch

macOS Sierra comes with all-new ways to connect your desktop experience to your iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch…

Apple’s new Swift Playgrounds for iPad a killer app for teaching code

At WWDC, Apple introduced Swift Playgrounds as a ‘revolutionary new app for iPad that makes learning Swift interactive and fun…

Apple wins court case over ‘Error 53’ wiped iPhones

Some iPhone owners got a nasty surprise in February when…

Apple’s next-gen MacBook Pro looms

Apple only sells one laptop with an optical disc drive and a spinning hard drive…

Apple releases iOS 9.3.3 beta 3, tvOS 9.2.2 beta 3 to developers and public beta testers

While Apple has mostly moved on to iOS 10 beta testing at this point, the minor iOS 9.3.3 update…

Apple Music accumulating subscribers much more quickly than Spotify or Pandora

When Spotify and Pandora were starting their streaming services many were quick to point out…

LeBron James had the Cavaliers watch Steve Jobs’ Stanford commencement address for inspiration

The Cleveland Cavaliers had lost the first two games of the NBA Finals by a combined 48 points. The Golden State Warriors were dominating…

Apple pulls ‘I Sea’ refugee rescue app from App Store after it’s outed as fake

An app which purported to offer aid to refugees lost in the Mediterranean has been pulled from Apple’s App Store…

Apple Korea under probe over unfair contracts with carriers

The nation’s antitrust watchdog is investigating Apple Korea over the terms of its marketing contracts…

Apple to begin doling out $400 million to customers in ebook price-fixing settlement

Beginning June 21, 2016, millions of e-book purchasers will receive credits and checks for twice their losses…

Apple iPhone 7 to offer ‘only subtle changes’ beyond dumping 3.5mm headphone jack for Lightning connector

Apple Inc. plans to break with its recent pattern of overhauling the design of its flagship iPhone every two years…

macOS Sierra: The most fun Mac OS ever

macOS Sierra is shaping up to be one of the most fun – and less geeky – Mac OS upgrades in recent memory…

Apple vets make aftermarket rearview camera, other smart accessories for your car

The startup is called Pearl, and it was co-founded by three former Apple engineers…

U.S. Supreme Court ruling favors Apple’s fight against patent trolls

The Supreme Court on Monday blessed new government procedures for challenging patents…

Tim Bajarin: Apple TV just got wildly better, but is still missing one crucial element

If you look closely at Steve Jobs’ comments and things Apple has said about Apple TV…

Apple’s detestable moral hypocrisy

Last week, Apple announced it would refrain from donating materials and support to the 2016 Republican convention…

Huge news for Apple investors: Apple now poised to open stores in India

The ramifications for profits are huge…

Apple releases security update for mDNSResponder

Current versions of Apple products use the updated version of Bonjour…

Apple pulls non-Retina MacBook Pro from Apple Retail Store displays

Apple Stores are beginning to remove the 13-inch non-Retina MacBook Pro from their showfloors…

MacNN to shut down on July 1st

It’s kind of amazing we made it this far, but we’ve been told we’re packing it in…

Apple CEO Cook to host Paul Ryan fundraiser as company tries to strengthen relationships with key Republicans

Apple CEO Tim Cook will host a fundraiser with House Speaker Paul Ryan next week as the iPhone maker tries to strengthen…

U.S. FCC Chairman moves to open 5G floodgates

The FCC will consider making new bands of licensed and unlicensed radio spectrum available for 5G data networks…

Apple quashes rifle Emoji

Unicode, the technical organization in charge of selecting and overseeing emojis, debated and ultimately decided…

Apple’s iOS: The platform where consumers get the best of all worlds

The best of every company’s software and services efforts will be on Apple’s iOS…

Taylor Swift and the music industry wage war on Google’s YouTube, take fight to U.S. Congress

Taylor Swift and many in the music industry are officially taking their bad blood with Google’s YouTube to Congress…

iOS 10’s hidden ‘Dark Mode’ will make your iPhone look even more gorgeous

Apple’s iOS platform is arguably the best-looking mobile software in the world, but there’s always room for improvement…

Samsung to invest $6.8 billion OLED display investment focused on Apple iPhone

Samsung is looking to increase production of its AMOLED displays by more than 50-percent in 2016…

Apple to lose weighting in Russell index, shares could fall

After dropping more than $200 billion in market capitalization in one year, Apple shares could fall further…

Apple File System in detail

I’m impressed by Apple’s goal of using APFS by default within 18 months…

Apple rethinks the smartwatch again

To use Watch is to love to use Watch…

Bank of America starts rolling out Apple Pay to ATMs

It is now possible to get money out from a bank account via Apple Pay, as Bank of America…

Best Buy: Apple Watch starting at $49

Best Buy is currently offering Apple Watch starting at $49…

Apple’s cutting-edge ‘differential privacy’ offers unique option for technology users

Modern technology has presented us with something of a Faustian bargain when it comes to our privacy…

Apple’s patent fight loss in China seen emboldening rivals

The Beijing Intellectual Property Office ruled last week that some Apple devices violate the design patents…

Next-gen Apple Watch could feature dual-camera setup

The camera can be disposed on the front surface of Apple Watch face to capture images of the user….

Apple closer to India retail stores after government eases onerous curbs

Apple Inc. may be closer to opening stores in India after the government eased onerous local sourcing requirements…

Apple refuses to aid 2016 GOP presidential convention over Trump comments

Apple has told Republican leaders it will not provide funding or other support for the party’s 2016 presidential convention…

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